Shecaniah (Shek´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] has taken up abode”)

A frequent name in Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. 1 A descendant of David and Zerubbabel (1Chr 3:21-22) and head of a family that returned with Ezra from Babylon (Ezra 8:3). 2 The chief of the tenth division of priests in the Davidic order (1Chr 24:11). 3 One of the priests in Hezekiah’s time who distributed the Temple offering to the priests in outlying cities (2Chr 31:15). 4 One who returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:5). 5 A man who had married a foreigner and repented, and who then proposed a covenant to divorce foreign wives (Ezra 10:2-4). 6 The father of one who helped repair the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:29). 7 The father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite (Neh 6:18). 8 A priest who returned with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:3).

1Chr 3:21-22

21The sons of Hananiah: Pelatiah and Jeshaiah, his son Rephaiah, his son Arnan, his son Obadiah, his son Shecaniah.22The son of Shecaniah: Shemaiah. And the son ... View more

Ezra 8:3

3of the descendants of Shecaniah. Of Parosh, Zechariah, with whom were registered one hundred fifty males.

1Chr 24:11

11the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,

2Chr 31:15

15Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah were faithfully assisting him in the cities of the priests, to distribute the portions to their kindr ... View more

Ezra 8:5

5Of the descendants of Zattu, Shecaniah son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males.

Ezra 10:2-4

2Shecaniah son of Jehiel, of the descendants of Elam, addressed Ezra, saying, “We have broken faith with our God and have married foreign women from the peoples ... View more

Neh 3:29

29After them Zadok son of Immer made repairs opposite his own house. After him Shemaiah son of Shecaniah, the keeper of the East Gate, made repairs.

Neh 6:18

18For many in Judah were bound by oath to him, because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah son of Arah: and his son Jehohanan had married the daughter of Meshull ... View more

Neh 12:3

3Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,

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